Downloading the Qualibrate Updater
To start downloading the Qualibrate Updater, navigate to the top-right corner of the main Qualibrate screen. Expand the user menu then click the Download Updater option. The QFP Updater download will start immediately.
NOTE: If the browser shows a warning message, select the option to “Keep” the file and continue with the download and installation.
Navigate to the download folder and look for the installation file:
Double-click the installation file to install the Qualibrate Updater.
Next the Qualibrate Updater Setup Wizard will start and guide you through the simple, straightforward installation process.
Select your installation folder and when ready to install, click the "Install" button.
To complete the installation, click “Finish”.
That's it! You have installed the Qualibrate Updater. The following shortcut icon will be added to your desktop:
Connect to the Qualibrate server
Double-click the desktop icon to start the Qualibrate Updater and watch your system tray. The Qualibrate Updater will be displayed among your other running programs. The Qualibrate cloud icon should appear grey informing you that you have not yet connected to the Qualibrate server. We will be connected in less than 2 minutes. Just follow the next instructions.
To connect to the Qualibrate server, right-click on the icon and select the Connect to QFP option.
The Qualibrate Updater Settings window will be displayed.
hostname - the hostname represents the link to your Qualibrate environment, for example https://*companyname*.qualibrate.com[:portnumber]/ where *companyname* is specific to your environment.
username and password - these represent the login credentials for your Qualibrate environment. Please contact your internal Company Administrator for more details.
timeouts - for a detailed description check this dedicated article.
After you complete all the requested information click “Apply” to save.
Now that you entered your connection information click Connect to QFP and the Qualibrate Updater will attempt to connect to the Qualibrate server.
After the connection is successful, you will be shortly prompted when the adapter is connected.
Updating the Qualibrate Tools
Once your Qualibrate Updater gets connected to the Qualibrate Server it automatically checks for updates for your adapter and QFP Tools (Recorder, Manual Tester, Automated Tester, Trainer).
If you want to check for updates afterwards you can do it manually by selecting the Check for updates option from the adapter menu in the system tray.
If there are any updates for the tools you checked above, they will get downloaded and installed automatically. Once the Qualibrate adapter is ready to use the following pup-up will appear on the right-bottom corner of your screen.
Note: Make sure you have selected the right adapter from the dropdown menu available next to your project name and username:
It should match your computer name.